Tag Archives: data scientists

Spotting the pretenders in Data Science

Wednesday February 15th, 2017

The term “Data Scientist” is often over-used or even abused in our industry. Just the other morning I was watching TV and a news piece came on talking about the hottest careers in 2017 and data science was top of the list. Of course this is good for those who have been dealing with data for… Read More »

In God We Trust Whilst All Others Bring Data

Friday March 28th, 2014

Moving to a culture for data-driven decision making has been proven to be a key differentiator between high performing organisations and the average performing organisation.  The movement from using art to make decisions to using science as the basis for decisions is a key aspect in this cultural change. Presenting at Teradata Summit 2014 in… Read More »

The emerging role of the data scientist

Tuesday October 18th, 2011

In 1848, gold was found in California. The news drew hundred thousands of immigrants from all corners of the continent into the area. Miniscule settlements like San Francisco became fast-growing cities, and California quickly developed into the 31st state of the USA. These days, we say that big data is a largely untapped gold stream… Read More »